Carly here -- I am having a lovely time with my new family. I feel pretty spoiled with lots of play, attention, comfy digs and yummy food. I also haven't had any allergpy issues which is such a relief because all that itching was making me crazy!!!! My ears still get dirty -- you know how it is -- but my humans clean them out and keep my beautiful coat white as snow. Did I mention my allergies are gone????!!!!
Benny the Cat has become boring... took me a while but I finally got the hint that he doesn't want to play with me so I just leave him alone. That's fine with me because I have Jack, my Boxer buddy, who likes to play with me and then there's my Danny. I LOVE Danny. He is 9 years old and we play every day. We wrestle, play with toys and run around the house (I am always gentle.) I know I get him full of my white hair but no one seems to mind.
When my humans run out, I play with the toys Danny leaves in the living room. Well he USED to leave them! My favorite were legos -- the built ones because I like to take them apart ever so gently as a favor to Danny so he can build them again. One time I took apart a police helicopter, a boat AND a car and left every piece for Danny -- I didn't even chew or break any -- but he wasn't very happy about it. In fact, he doesn't leave legos for me anymore. Danny was mad, Dan told Danny to make sure toys were picked up but Kim was intrigued. She kept saying "How did you get these apart with those teeth and not damage the pieces!" She thinks I have real talent with legos. Now I collect slippers or shoes and put them on the rug but I don't chew them. One thing I do chew is Kim's Starbucks straws -- yum! If she throws a cup in her office garbage can, I can't help myself -- it's too good!!!! Jack does it too. But I have to remember to put it back or I get caught when they find the green straw on the floor. They are doing a better job at keeping yummy stuff out of the open garbages, but sometimes they forget ;-)
Kim and Dan now let me sit on the front porch with them because they trust me not to run. I like hanging outside and watching cars and people go by. If I sense someone I don't like, I watch and growl. No need to bark because Kim says it's okay and tells me I'm a good girl to be such a great watchdog. But I do bark sometimes if I'm in the backyard and hear someone too close to my home... I'm just letting them know I'm here and my family seems to like that (even though it can be a bit early in the morning sometimes....sorry neighbors...just doing my job!)
I am so excited to be taking longer walks and being outside more. I don't like the humidity and it really bothers Jack. (Jack was diagnosed with Cushings and is doing so much better now that they know whats wrong.)
The beach has been fun and I cooled off in the water but the waves (even little ones) were a bit scary. Maybe next summer I will catch some waves with Kim! She loves my company while she works and bought me the softest white rug to lay on by her desk. It’s sooooo soft and cozy I can’t help but nod off for some naps.
My family loves me so much and I love them back. They always say how happy I am (doggie smile) and how happy they are to have me— I am a really lucky girl!